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    1875-CC Quarter Dollar, MS64+
    Conditionally Rare Carson City Issue

    1875-CC 25C MS64+ PCGS. CAC. Briggs 2-B. The Carson City Mint experienced a spike in subsidiary silver coinage in 1875. Dime production rose to more than 4.6 million pieces from a low five-figure total the previous year, quarter production climbed to 140,000 coins, and half dollar coinage topped 1 million coins. These issues circulated extensively in the Western territories to the detriment of their survival in high grade. The 1875-CC quarter was the most impacted by attrition due to having the smallest mintage of the three denominations. Quarter dollar production climbed again the following year, this time to nearly 5 million coins, to supply the demands of commerce.

    The 1875-CC quarter is a rarity in Mint State and in Gem condition commands prices beyond what the typical collector can expend. This Plus-graded Choice coin offers a balance between cost and quality. The strike is sharp and the surfaces are frosty. Original lavender and peach-gold toning graces each side in equal amounts. Population: 7 in 64 (1 in 64+), 6 finer. CAC: 2 in 64, 8 finer (6/17).(Registry values: P4)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 23UY, PCGS# 5499)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    The Confident Carson City Coin Collector
    by Rusty Goe

    The Carson City Mint’s celebrated legacy — replete with landmark achievements, setbacks, mysteries and tall tales — is covered in exacting detail in Goe’s three-volume set.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2017
    2nd-6th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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